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Jaden Schwartz scored twice and Jake Allen made 21 saves to help the St. Louis Blues continue their mastery over the Arizona Coyotes with a 4-1 win on Monday night.

St. Louis has won 10 straight games against Arizona, outscoring the Coyotes 42-13 in that time. The Blues have won 10 of their last 12 overall and trail Nashville by a point for third place in the Central Division.

Arizona has lost six of its last seven. The teams meet again Wednesday in Phoenix.

Alex Pietrangelo and Vladimir Tarasenko also scored for St. Louis, which is 16-1-1 against Arizona since 2011-12.

Allen improved to 7-0 lifetime against Arizona. He has won eight of his last 10 starts, allowing just 13 goals.

Arizona goalie Mike Smith stopped 24 shots.

Viktor Arvidsson scored early in the second period, Jusse Saros stopped 24 shots and the Nashville Predators held on to beat the New York Islanders 3-1 Monday night for their fourth straight win.

Kevin Fiala and Ryan Johansen also scored to help the surging Predators win for the seventh time in eight games and remain in control of third place in the Central Division.

Josh Bailey scored and Thomas Greiss finished with 28 saves for the Islanders, who remained two points behind Boston for the second wild card in the Eastern Conference. New York has lost six of its last nine overall (3-5-1) and is 0-4-1 in its last five at Barclays Center since earning a point in 11 straight (9-0-2) on home ice.

Former Murray State golfer Patrick Newcomb scored his first win on the PGA Tour Latinoamérica circuit Sunday when he won the Honduras Open at the Indura Beach and Golf Resort Club. Newcomb, who last played for the Racers in 2013, survived a playoff after a final round 69 to get his second win as a professional.

Newcomb's win was his first in 15 starts on PGA Tour Latinoamérica and he's happy to rake in the first place prize $31,500.

The Benton, KY native had a final score line of 68-73-61-69 for a 17-under-par total of 271.

Newcomb defeated fellow American Hank Lebioda and Florida State alum in the playoff.

Newcomb's victory was fueled by a career-low 11-under-par 61 Saturday in the third round. The third round of professional golf is often referred to as 'moving day'. Newcomb certainly did that as he went from 42nd place all the way to first place and a two-shot lead. His round consisted of nine birdies & an eagle at the 18th hole.

This is Newcomb's best finish this spring in five starts on PGA Tour Latinoamérica and his rank of 80th on the money list is sure to improve.

Indura Beach and Golf Resort course played to a length of 7,250 yards and to par-72.

PGA TOUR Latinoamérica consists of 19 events played in fourteen countries across Latin America.

 

Kentucky men’s basketball freshman guard Malik Monk was named a Wooden All-American on Monday by the Los Angeles Athletic Club after leading the Wildcats to Southeastern Conference regular-season and tournament championships as well as a memorable run to the Elite Eight.

Monk, who was one of 15 finalists for the John R. Wooden Award, was one of 10 players on the Wooden All-American Team. He joined Lonzo Ball (UCLA), Dillon Brooks (Oregon), Josh Hart (Villanova), Josh Jackson (Kansas), Justin Jackson (North Carolina), Luke Kennard (Duke), Frank Mason III (Kansas), Caleb Swanigan (Purdue) and Nigel Williams-Goss (Gonzaga) on the team. Ball, Hart, Mason III, Swanigan and Williams-Goss are the five finalists for the Wooden Award.

Monk is the sixth Wildcat named a Wooden Award All-American in the John Calipari era. He joins Tyler Ulis (2016), Willie Cauley-Stein (2015), Anthony Davis (2012), DeMarcus Cousins (2010) and John Wall (2010) as other UK players to earn the distinction.

Candidates for the Wooden All-American Team have proven to their universities that they are making progress towards graduation.

Nearly 1,000 members of the national college basketball media make up the majority of the voting body for the Wooden All-American Team and Wooden Award. They took into consideration a player’s entire season of play, as well as opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament.  

Marshall County High School boys soccer coach Andy Pagel has resigned. 

Pagel reportedly resigned on Friday and told his players on Monday. Over his six seasons as head coach of the Marshals, Pagel compiled a record of 85 wins, 41 losses, and 9 ties.  He led the Marshals to two regional titles and three district championships. 

He was an assistant coach for the Marshals for over ten years before becoming the head coach in 2011.

Pagel said he's stepping back from coaching the boys program to spend more time with his family. He will remain the girl’s middle school head coach.